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BU Graduates Return to Run Radio Masterclass

23 October 2007

Martyn Lee Former BA Media Production student Martyn Lee, now Senior Manager with Original 106, is coming back to BU to train the radio stars of the future.

Four former students from Bournemouth University’s Media School are returning to bring their industry expertise to the Radio Academy Masterclass this weekend.

Lloydie, Acting Programme Controller, 2CR FM (BA Media Production 1995); Martyn Lee, Assistant Programme Director, Original 106 (BA Media Production 1999); Charley Christopher, Creative Consultant, GCAP Media (MA Radio Production 2005) and Matt Hall, Audio Consultant (BA English and Media Studies 1987) are part of the line up for the prestigious Radio Academy Masterclass, a flagship skills and training workshop, being held on Talbot Campus on Saturday 27th October.

The one day event is hosted by the leading UK organisation supporting those working and studying in radio. Abi Willey, Event Coordinator says “here at the Radio Academy we recognise the success of BU in creating quality graduates with real-world skills. The combination of Bournemouth’s outstanding audio facilities and Alumni guest speakers should make for a great day.”

Former student, Martyn Lee says “I’m delighted to be returning to my old stomping ground to meet, coach and inspire the next generation of radio professionals.  There’s no doubt, glancing at where my peers are these days, Bournemouth University is one of the finest institutions for training media practitioners in all sectors of the industry. I’m excited about a dedicated hands-on training day for anyone who, like me, wants to produce world-class radio.”

The Radio Academy is the UK’s only professional body dedicated to the encouragement, recognition and promotion of excellence in UK broadcasting and audio production. Bournemouth University chairs the Southern branch of the Academy.

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